Mary was said to have been ‘spirited’ away to Egypt until Sara was born and then when Sara reached twelve they traveled to the Languedoc region of South France and lived among the clans which would later become known as the Cathars. Other tell of Mary landing upon the marshy shorelines of Glastonbury England, where the very first Christian Church outside of the Holy Land was established and where Yeshua was said to have spent many years of His youth.
The Getty A ghostly Jesus rises from the grave holding a gardener’s spade. Wait, what? Well, as the story goes, Mary Magdalene was so distressed at finding Christ’s tomb empty she mistook Jesus for a gardener. In this illumination, the spade is both a tool and a handle for the banner of the Resurrection. Painted in 1465 by Bartolomeo Rigossi da Gallarate.
July 22nd - Feast Day of St. Mary Magdalene From the link: "This icon depicts Christ's appearance to Mary Magdalene outside the tomb after His resurrection from the dead. by the hand of Deacon Matthew Garrett 6" x 8" holy-icons.com"